Nobody wants to admit it, but almost every second person has resorted to home remedies in the hopes of dealing with one of the most common skin problems—pimples. Applying baking soda to the affected area will help neutralize any pH imbalances in the skin, which is typically one of the most common causes of acne. Baking soda is also a great way to dry out the skin.
- Whether it’s applying toothpaste, rubbing a slice of potato , or even dabbing lemon juice on the monstrosity, you name it!
- Baking soda also possesses some mild anti-inflammatory and antiseptic properties, which means it can temper the red rashes and swelling.